A pedestrian is seen wearing a protective mask in downtown Chicago as fears of COVID-19 rise on Friday, March 20, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

All Illinoisans Now Required To Wear Face Coverings In Public, Pritzker Says — And Essential Workers Must Have Them, Too

Illinoisans will have to wear face coverings of some sort when in public and unable to practice social distancing.

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Black Dog Gelato’s New Logan Square Shop Donating Half Of Sunday Profits To Help Black Moms

Black Dog is one of a few ice cream shops participating in "Scoops For Change," modeled after "Bakers Against Racism."

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Manny’s Deli Begs Customers For Support With Downtown Workers Gone: ‘We Are Struggling. This Isn’t A Joke’

The South Loop cafeteria, a mainstay for politicians like the Daleys and Obama, used to serve 1,000 people a day. Now it's serving just 200.

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Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.